Posts Tagged ‘ team work ’
Thank You For Your Efforts
Changes at work can be challenging to say the least. For the most part employees like knowing what they need to do each day and how to get it done correctly. When restructuring job tasks are necessary due to growth, or better methods of keeping the people who do the tasks involved in the process […]
Conflict Can Equal Progress In The Workplace
Conflict is bound to happen at work, but there are advantages to it. Without conflict, nothing would change. If you are dissatisfied with how a system works and someone else thinks it is okay, or if there were no conflict in opinion, there would not be a chance to improve the system and create a […]
Who Do You Want To Hire?
We have just hired a new employee at our practice. She is just what the “doctor” ordered (appropriate, I work in a medical office). Actually, she was the only person that I interviewed for the position, which I am sure you may find unusual, but I will tell you why. When I place an ad […]
Who Makes You Look Great?
I posted this story about Charles Plumb’s parachute a long time ago, but felt it was worth repeating as a reminder that it is not us alone that makes our office, department or business a great one. Say, thank you today to those who have worked alongside you all week-long. As a business owner, manager or […]
Are You A Team Player?
Team Player: “One who unites others toward a shared destiny through sharing information and ideas, empowering others and developing trust” ~ Unknown Would your co-workers say that describes you?
Top 10 Employee Rewards
Whether you are a business owner, supervisor, or manager there is one thing that you all should clearly understand very well; to recognize and reward those who work well together. When all of the wheels are moving along the highway in the same direction, the day is going well. Finding people who work together well […]
Lessons From Parenting To Managing
As a parent I learned a very valuable lesson which I was able to use years later when I moved into a management position. That lesson was that what worked with one child such as discipline, motivation, and teaching does not mean it will work with the next child. All three of my children were […]
Business Opportunities and Standards
I am visiting my Aunt this week on the east coast and had the opportunity today to get my hair done by a local salon that was owned by a man I will call Danny. I always enjoy going to different places of business so that I can experience how they conduct business and possibly […]
What Type Of Power Do You Have As A Manager
In the “Harvard Business Review book on Motivating People” they address management factors and what makes a good, successful manager. They discuss what they call “The Power Factor” and that the most successful managers have this power factor. Now this really caused me to lift an eyebrow at first because as a manager I never liked the […]
Do You Realize How You Effect Your Co-workers Work?
As with any team, what one player does on their own, effects the rest of the team in one way or another. I had a reminder of this today when I went to the post office to run an errand for the office. I was on my lunch hour and of course the post office […]